Is Archery Difficult To Learn (1)

Is Archery Difficult To Learn?

Most people will admit that at one point in their lives, they have had a brief fascination with archery. The sport seems so cool and interesting. Plus, with so many cultural archers, it is understandable that people occasionally dream of being an archer. From Marvel’s Hawkeye to Katniss Everdeen, there are tons of famous archers …

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How Long Does A Recurve Bow Last?

Bows are expensive pieces of equipment. Most archers spend between $150 and $1000 on a recurve bow. Yet, you cannot get around buying them. After all, they are essential for archery. This, combined with all of the other equipment required for archery, results in it being an expensive sport. Because of this high price, archers …

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What Is the Difference Between Archery and Bowhunting?

To most people, bowhunting and archery are exactly the same. After all, they involve someone firing an arrow. How different could they possibly be? Well, this guide will help you to understand the many intricate differences between archery and bowhunting. Though they look the same, they are, in fact, two completely different sports. Here’s everything …

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The 5 Best Bow Stabilizers 2022

While know-it-all elitists frequently dismiss bow stabilizers as an unnecessary tool used only by amateurs, the best compound bow stabilizer silences your bow by eliminating excess vibration. And any bowman who’s ever hunted in the field knows that old cliches are sometimes true. On a hunt, silence is golden. At Bow Addicted, we want you …

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Does Archery Make You Lopsided (1)

Does Archery Make You Lopsided?

Archery is a sport that has been around for centuries. It requires strength, precision, and balance. But does archery make you lopsided? well, it actually could. Some people claim that the form and strength required for archery make people who participate in the sport unevenly balanced. On one hand, this makes sense. After all, you …

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How Much Does It Cost To Restring a Compound Bow

Hi there, Bowhunters and archers. Today I’m going to tell you about how much does it cost to restring a compound bow. There are many reasons that people might want to replace the strings on their bows: they could be old or worn out, too short or too long, not holding the right tension, etc. …

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Best Scent Eliminator For Deer Hunting 2022

When you’re out bowhunting, you probably take great pains to conceal yourself from your quarry. While camouflage gear and deer blinds can help to hide your body, however, masking your scent is an entirely different matter. You can mask odors that might alarm game by using a scent eliminator before heading out hunting. Once you’ve …

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The Best Fletching Glue For Vane and Feather in 2022

Arrows are an important part of archery. Arrows can be made from different materials, such as wood or carbon fiber. They also come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Nowadays it is not uncommon to find arrows that are ready to shoot straight out of the package without any adjustments at all! In this …

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How Much Can You Shorten A Bow String

How Much Can You Shorten A Bowstring?

The bowstring is the most important part of any bow. When the bowstring is drawn back and released, it will catapult the arrow with great force. It is important to choose the right bowstring for your bow, as different strings will produce different results. Sometimes the string is too long for the archer – and …

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Is A Compound Bow More Powerful Than A Recurve Bow (3)

Are Compound Bows More Powerful Than Recurve?

Power is essential in archery. It gives arrows speed and distance, projecting them at their target with lots of force. Most archers use either compound or recurve bows, both of which are powerful in their own ways. But which one is more powerful? Which Bow Is More Powerful? Compound and recurve bows are two of …

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Poor Folk Bows

We are happy to announce that we were able to acquire PoorFolkBows.com. A site about making your own bow on a budget. We believe that this will be a valuable addition to our site and really admire the work that Poor Folk Bows has done in the past. Their work and tutorials on budget-friendly bow …

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Will Archery Cause Muscle Imbalance

Will Archery Cause Muscle Imbalance?

If you were going to pick a sport that is very strenuous on your upper body, you’re probably not going to automatically think of one that involves you standing still for a large majority of the day. However, archery does actually require an incredible amount of an archer’s muscles.  Bows aren’t exactly the lightest things …

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Do Recurve Bows Have (Or Need) Sights?

Do Recurve Bows Have (Or Need) Sights?

Recurve bows are perfect for those who want to really connect with their weapon, to enjoy a simple form of archery that relies upon their core skills. It’s for those who understand their bow to such a degree that it feels like an extension of their body. It can be a highly enjoyable, natural experience, …

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Are Longer Bows More Forgiving (1)

Are Longer Bows More Forgiving?

In the sport of archery, you’ll often hear people talk about bows being forgiving or kind to beginners. It’s still up for debate exactly what the term ‘forgiving’ means when it comes to archery and some people are convinced that there’s no such thing. Regardless of these debates, the common belief is that longer bows …

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How Important Is Paper Tuning?

How Important Is Paper Tuning?

So, you’ve been practicing with your bow for some time now, and everything seems to be working and running just fine. And yet, something still feels off. Everything is in tip-top condition, and yet there’s still something that is stopping you from getting your aim right. Maybe your arrows wiggle a little too much, or …

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When Does My Bow Need New Strings And Cables

When Does My Bow Need New Strings And Cables?

Much like any object with moving parts, over time, bows suffer from wear and tear — it’s just one of those annoying facts of life. The trick is to learn how to read the signs of decay, to understand when it’s time to intervene with a spot of TLC and get that weapon of yours …

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Do Compound Bows Break Easily?

Do Compound Bows Break Easily?

Archery can be a pretty expensive sport with all the equipment that needs buying and maintaining through various weather conditions. That’s why you want to have a bow and equipment that’s durable and lasts years with only minimal maintenance. In general, though, compound bows tend to be pretty durable and it’s unlikely that one will …

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Can You Use A Thumb Draw With Normal Recurve Bow?

Can You Use A Thumb Draw With Normal Recurve Bow?

Many archers enjoy experimenting with techniques and styles. If you’ve been shooting for accuracy, and now you want to add some speed, you might consider using the thumb draw. This old technique was originally used in Asia and is known for a quick nocking that allows for fast use. The thumb draw is often used …

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The Fishing & Hunting Connection

We are excited to announce that we acquired the “fishing and hunting connection” blog. A great resource about, you guessed it, fishing and hunting. The Fishing and Hunting Connection blog was a fantastic resource for anyone looking for a fishing or hunting guide and advice on how to get the most out of their time …

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Do Deer Eat Grapefruit?

Some people outside the hunting and agricultural industries are often surprised to learn that deer will eat just about anything. Deer will eat crops, grasses, vegetation, acorns, and nuts. This means that deer can digest a wide range of plant material. So if you have a grapefruit tree in your backyard, chances are that the …

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How To Find Out Where Deer Are Bedding

Have you ever wondered how to find out where deer are bedding? We are going to answer that question for you! Understanding their preferred bedding areas can set up a game plan to hunt them more effectively. How far do Deer Travel from their Bedding Area According to Whitetail Habitat Solutions, “Bucks that show up …

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Does An Arrow Rest Improve Accuracy

Does An Arrow Rest Improve Accuracy?

Archery is a tricky pursuit. It takes years of practice to build up your strength and accuracy, but could using the right gear be a shortcut to bow mastery? Well, it’s clear that if you have all the gear and no idea, you’re not going to be hitting any bullseyes any time soon, but if …

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Can Archery Help You Lose Weight

Can Archery Help You Lose Weight?

Archery is an old and well practiced sport, a sport that from the outside looks simple but is the exact opposite in practise. Archery can help a person cultivate their confidence, hand eye coordination, patience and helps to achieve a calm, meditative state. It does not just end there, the sport can help you build …

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How Do I Hold My Bow Steady

How Do I Hold My Bow Steady?

Archery is a great activity that can be fun for all ages. But as it is with any new skill, it can take a lot of time and practice for you to be consistently making decent shots.  The secret to a great shot can all be in how you’re holding your bow. You want to …

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How Do You Adjust a Pressure Button On a Bow

How Do You Adjust a Pressure Button On a Bow?

Known under different names such as plunger button and cushion button, whatever you call it the pressure button is a crucial part of bow and can be the difference between making a shot and missing one. In this guide we will teach you about what a pressure button is used for in archery, when it …

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Is Archery Expensive And What Are The Costs Involved

If you are considering taking the plunge into bowhunting, or the world of archery in general, you probably have many questions. One such question probably revolves around the quandary of whether or not archery is expensive. If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. We have all been there at one point in time. The …

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Deer Attraction: How to Rehabilitate Old Apple Trees

Apple trees can provide a great deal of quality food to whitetails. Reclaiming an abandoned orchard can be a great idea. You will improve the habitat and nutrition of deer on your property. If you live in an area with a lot of deer pressure, an orchard can provide superb cover from hunting pressure. In …

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Will Deer Blood Spook other Deer

When it comes to deer, there is a lot that remains unknown. One question that continues to baffle hunters and researchers is whether or not the blood of a deer will scare away other deer. Some people believe that the scent of blood will scare away other deer, while others think that a deer carcass …

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How Far Can A 30 Pound Bow Shoot (2)

How Far Can A 30 Pound Bow Shoot?

If you have a decent knowledge of archery, you probably will have heard the term “draw weight.” In archery, this is a vital concept. A bow’s draw weight can affect many qualities, such as the amount of power and the comfort that the user feels. It can also influence how far a bow can fire …

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What Type Of Arrows Should I Use Recurve

What Type Of Arrows Should I Use Recurve?

It doesn’t take an expert archer to work out what the two most important pieces of equipment are for archery: bows and arrows. Recurve bows are one of the most popular kinds of bows in the world, coming in all shapes and sizes, and they can be used for a wide variety of archery situations. …

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